If you are truly concerned about your carbon footprint and the impact of your lifestyle on the environment, you can easily make these six small changes to your daily routine and be happy with the new and greener lifestyle you and your family have chosen.
The Chancellor of the Exchequer Philip Hammond delivered his Autumn Budget to British Parliament on 22 November 2017, announcing new measures to address air pollution, which included a vehicle excise duty increase for new diesel cars not meeting emissions limits. The extra income will be invested in the £22m clean air fund.
Driverless cars were praised as being part of cutting-edge UK technology and an additional £400m investment is to be put into electric cars.
While this is a much-needed response, much more needs to be done.
Diners are more conscious than ever before of where their food comes from. With this increase in awareness comes an increase in responsibility for caterers to be more mindful in sourcing produce and more responsible in how they operate and train their staff.
It is fashionable to put the environment first and to be known for doing so. The latest environment-friendly eateries and food products are popular with the trend in consciousness, and they get the most shares on social media. The health industry is huge at the moment with home-grown and organic being seen as the healthiest options and praised by celebrity health gurus.
If you or someone in your household suffers from allergies you know how important cleaning correctly is, so as to remove allergens. Most common household allergens include dust mites, insect droppings along with pollen, pet dander, and molds. So in order to remove them, you need to have several cleaning routines and strategies in place. That way you can be sure that all the areas of your home are allergen free and safe for you and your family. In this article, we’ll share with you same great cleaning tips that will include every room in your home. So let’s start!
In the concrete jungle, it can be difficult to find any sign of green. With so many man-made structures crowding out any potential farmlands, urban gardening can seem like an oxymoron. However, to feed a constantly growing population, gardeners are taking to the rooftops to find a new place to grow food.
There is a growing movement towards making use of urban rooftops to support the needs of the world’s population of 7.5 billion people. According to a renowned Waterplex article, urban agriculture could potentially end world hunger and even reduce overall global pollution.(1) With these potential benefits, it may be time to consider building your own rooftop garden.
How do you consider a garden to be perfect? Do you think a garden that makes you feel happy and comfortable is a perfect garden? If you ask me, I believe a perfect garden is not the one which just looks beautiful. It is the one which makes you feel amazing!
Now, for any nature lover, there is only one dilemma. How to create the perfect garden? Well, lucky for you! I am one of those crazy lovers who dig into all the possible ways to create a perfect garden for his or her backyard. I do this because… I may not know how heaven looks like but I certainly know how it may potentially feel like! I believe that if you follow some of the tips mentioned below, then you will also get a chance to feel heaven in your own backyard.
In the past, people readily used materials with unknown properties. Sure, they used some durability tests for different materials, but these usually ended with approximate results. Unfortunately, a lot of times this ended in disaster. Furthermore, some materials, although durable and easy to mold, tend to become toxic over the course of the years. In the past, however, this was something that science had no way of determining due to a lack of adequate tools for the job. Finally, there are also hidden properties of materials, such as different behavior under certain climate conditions or external pressure.
Is there a source of energy so perfect and pure that can be used on a daily basis without limitations, pollution, and global warming emissions? Our sun is, without a doubt, the oldest source of energy on Earth. Since ancient times, people have found ways to harness its vast energy potential. Over the years, solar energy systems have moved towards a truly sustainable energy source that, apart from being economic, has many environmental benefits. Still, a wide-scale use of solar systems in recent years has revealed potential negative environmental implications that we need to solve in order to continue with the development of solar farms.